Indian Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Set 2

Q.1. In which of the following state, “Jowai” a famous hill station is located?

[A] Nagaland
[B] Assam
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Mizoram


Q.2. Which of the following matches of Peaks with their state are correct?

  1. Dodda Betta– Tamil Nadu
  2. Nand Devi– Uttarakhand
  3. Anai Mudi– Kerala
  4. Saramati- Nagaland

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4


Q.3. Which of the following beaches of Kerala was rated as one of the top five Hammock Beach in the world?

[A] Someshwar Beach
[B] Marari Beach
[C] Kollam Beach
[D] Kannur Beach


Q.4. Oak-Rhododendron are characteristic plants of which of the following type of forests?

[A] Temperate forest
[B] Sub-tropical forest
[C] Sub-alpine forest
[D] All of the above


Q.5. Which of the following states of India has the lowest density of population as per the census 2011?

[A] Sikkim
[B] Meghalaya
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh


Q.6. Which of the following Monsoons account for most of the rainfall in India?

[A] North East Monsoon
[B] South West Monsoon
[C] South East Monsoon
[D] East Asia Monsoon


Q.7. Which of the following is known as the “Ooty of Vellore”?

[A] Javadi Hills
[B] Kilkunda
[C] Melagiri
[D] None of the above


Q.8. Which among the following about the Gulf of Mannar is/ are correct?

  1. It separates India & Srilanka
  2. Tuticorin port is located near it
  3. It is the first marine Biosphere Reserve of India
  4. Mannar Island is located to the North-east of Gulf of Mannar

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4


Q.9. Which of the following physiographic division of India has the highest forest cover?

[A] Himalayan region
[B] The great plain
[C] Peninsular plateau region
[D] Eastern and Western ghat


Q.10. As per the census 2011, which one of the following is the correct ascending sequence of States in terms of their population density?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh – Himachal Pradesh – Sikkim – Mizoram
[B] Mizoram – Arunachal Pradesh – Himachal Pradesh – Sikkim
[C] Arunachal Pradesh – Mizoram – Sikkim – Himachal Pradesh
[D] Arunachal Pradesh–Sikkim – Mizoram – Himachal Pradesh


Q.11. The Gandhi Sagar Dam is built on which river in Madhya Pradesh?

[A] Narmada
[B] Chambal
[C] Son
[D] Tapti


Q.12. Which of the following island of Assam was given the name “Peacock Island” by the British?

[A] Majuli Island
[B] Dibru Saikhowa Island
[C] Umananda Island
[D] None of the above


Q.13. Which among the following bay is/ are located near the city of Mumbai?

  1. Back Bay
  2. Mahim Bay
  3. Palk Bay

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3


Q.14. As per the ISFR 2019, the increase of forest cover is highest in which of the following state of India?

[A] Assam
[B] Mizoram
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Karnataka


Q.15. The Mishmi people are the resident of which of the following states of India?

[A] Odisha
[B] Manipur
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Karnataka


Q.16. The Kandaleru Dam is located in which state?

[A] Kerala
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Goa


Q.17. What is the total area coverage of the coral reefs in India?

[A] 2,340 sq. km.
[B] 5,790 sq. km
[C] 3,210 sq. km.
[D] 3,950 sq. km.


Q.18. The southern part of the Karnataka plateau is known as by which of the following name?

[A] Barkhan
[B] Malnad
[C] Maidan
[D] Hamada


Q.19.Which of the following is the ore of Aluminium?

[A] Bauxite
[B] Manganese
[C] Limonite
[D] Monazite


Q.20. Dogri language is spoken majorly in which of the following states of India?

[A] Odisha
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Assam
[D] Meghalaya


Q.21. Which among the following spreads from Sasaram and Rohtas in Western Bihar to Chittaurgarh in Rajasthan?

[A] Aravali System
[B] Vindhyan System
[C] Dharwar System
[D] Cudappah System


Q.22. Which of the following beaches of India is the home of Irrawaddy dolphins in India?

[A] Junput Beach
[B] Satpada Beach
[C] Beleswar Beach
[D] Henry Island Beach


Q.23. Arrange the following tributaries of the Brahmaputra river from West to East

  1. Lohit
  2. Subansiri
  3. Tista
  4. Dibang

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 3, 2, 1, 4
[C] 3, 1, 2, 4
[D] 1, 4, 3, 2


Q.24.Which of the following rock systems in India is the main source of coal deposits?

[A] Dharwar system
[B] Vindhyan system
[C] Gondwana system
[D] Cudapah system


Q.25. What are urban units notified under law by respective State/UT governments having local bodies like municipal corporation, municipality, etc, irrespective of demographic characteristics?

[A] Out Growths
[B] Urban Agglomeration
[C] Census Town
[D] Statutory Town


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